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FEB 26, 2020

Drug Discovery & Development 2020



The 3rd Annual Drug Discovery & Development Virtual Conference is now available ondemand. The Drug Discovery planning committee carefully planned and selected speakers that best represent the key challenges, opportunities, and issues in the current landscape. These industry leaders discuss the advancements, challenges and successes of discovery and develop new medications and therapies

The theme for this years event is State of the Art and includes the following tracks and topics:

New Practices in Early Phase Drug Discovery >>

  • Alternative In-Vitro Approaches
  • Novel In-Vivo Techniques
  • CRISPR-Cas9 as a Drug Discovery Tool
  • Organ-on-a-Chip and 3D Cultures in Screening

Advancement of Biomarkers in Drug Development >>

  • Liquid Biopsies
  • Precision Medicine
  • PK/PD Modelling and Simulation
  • Receptor Occupancy

Modern Approaches to Clinical Development >>

  • Case Study Keynote
  • Combination Therapies
  • CAR-T/Immunotherapy
  • Precision Medicine
  • Direct to Patient Clinical Trials

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open 6 months from the date of the live event.  The webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing. 

Continuing Education
LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 30 credits.

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Speakers
  • Professor Anil Gulati, MD, PhD

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Pharmazz, Inc.; Adjunct Professor, Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Studies, Midwestern University; Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Khyati Shah, PhD

    Post Doctoral Research Scholar at University of California, San Francisco
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Erin Edwards, PhD

    Head of Services, Visikol, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Chames Kermi, PhD, PharmD

    Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Salman Khetani, PhD

    Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tomasz Kostrzewski, PhD

    Director, Biology, CN Bio Innovations Limited
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Josh Mahlios, PhD

    Senior Marketing Product Manager, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Astrid Nörenberg, PhD

    Managing Director, upcyte technologies GmbH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Rekha Pal, PhD

    Director, Scientific Engagement, Crown Bioscience, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Andrew Ravanelli, PhD

    Senior R&D Scientist, Genome and Epigenome Editing, MilliporeSigma
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Leif Schauser, PhD

    Director, Global Product Management, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Marc H. Scheetz, PharmD, MSc, FCCP, BCPS AQ-ID

    Professor, Midwestern University in the Chicago College of Pharmacy, Director of the Pharmacometric Center of Excellence at Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olivia Stricker, PhD

    Commercial Business Development Manager, Diapharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sebastiaan Trietsch, PhD

    Chief Technology Officer, Mimetas -The Organ on a Chip Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jessica Tuohy, PhD

    Scientific Product Manager, DiaPharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sarah Warren, PhD

    Senior Director of Advanced Applications, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Armin Wolf, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY

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Presentations

Starting with our 2020 Drug Discovery & Development virtual event, LabRoots is introducing our new agenda format.  We will be offering a full agenda of scheduled presentations throughout the day of the event; including Keynotes, Panels and Sponsored speakers.  We will also be offering unlimited presentations available for immediate On-Demand viewing when the doors to our virtual event open.  The content of our presentations will be delivered by experts in industry and academia.  We hope you enjoy our new format!

  • FEB 26, 2020 1:30 PM PST
    Josh Mahlios, PhD
    Senior Marketing Product Manager, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Miltenyi Biotec
  • FEB 26, 2020 12:00 PM PST
    Sarah Warren, PhD
    Senior Director of Advanced Applications, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: NanoString Technologies
  • FEB 26, 2020 10:30 AM PST
    Leif Schauser, PhD
    Director, Global Product Management, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
  • FEB 26, 2020 9:00 AM PST
    Andrew Ravanelli, PhD
    Senior R&D Scientist, Genome and Epigenome Editing, MilliporeSigma
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: MilliporeSigma
  • FEB 26, 2020 7:30 AM PST
    Khyati Shah, PhD
    Post Doctoral Research Scholar at University of California, San Francisco
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 26, 2020 6:00 AM PST
    Professor Anil Gulati, MD, PhD
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Pharmazz, Inc.; Adjunct Professor, Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Studies, Midwestern University; Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Armin Wolf, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jessica Tuohy, PhD
    Scientific Product Manager, DiaPharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Astrid Nörenberg, PhD
    Managing Director, upcyte technologies GmbH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sebastiaan Trietsch, PhD
    Chief Technology Officer, Mimetas -The Organ on a Chip Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olivia Stricker, PhD
    Commercial Business Development Manager, Diapharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Salman Khetani, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tomasz Kostrzewski, PhD
    Director, Biology, CN Bio Innovations Limited
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Rekha Pal, PhD
    Director, Scientific Engagement, Crown Bioscience, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Uncovering the mechanism of stress-resistant DNA replication in cancer cells using a modern single-molecule technique
    Chames Kermi, PhD, PharmD
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Erin Edwards, PhD
    Head of Services, Visikol, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Marc Scheetz, PharmD, MSc, FCCP, BCPS AQ-ID
    Professor, Midwestern University in the Chicago College of Pharmacy, Director of the Pharmacometric Center of Excellence at Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • New Practices in Early Phase Drug Discovery
  • Erin Edwards, PhD
    Head of Services, Visikol, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Salman Khetani, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Rekha Pal, PhD
    Director, Scientific Engagement, Crown Bioscience, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Astrid Nörenberg, PhD
    Managing Director, upcyte technologies GmbH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sebastiaan Trietsch, PhD
    Chief Technology Officer, Mimetas -The Organ on a Chip Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Armin Wolf, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tomasz Kostrzewski, PhD
    Director, Biology, CN Bio Innovations Limited
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 26, 2020 12:00 PM PST
    Sarah Warren, PhD
    Senior Director of Advanced Applications, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: NanoString Technologies
  • FEB 26, 2020 1:30 PM PST
    Josh Mahlios, PhD
    Senior Marketing Product Manager, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Miltenyi Biotec
  • Advancement of Biomarkers in Drug Development
  • Olivia Stricker, PhD
    Commercial Business Development Manager, Diapharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jessica Tuohy, PhD
    Scientific Product Manager, DiaPharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Marc Scheetz, PharmD, MSc, FCCP, BCPS AQ-ID
    Professor, Midwestern University in the Chicago College of Pharmacy, Director of the Pharmacometric Center of Excellence at Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Modern Approaches to Clinical Development
  • Uncovering the mechanism of stress-resistant DNA replication in cancer cells using a modern single-molecule technique
    Chames Kermi, PhD, PharmD
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 26, 2020 6:00 AM PST
    Professor Anil Gulati, MD, PhD
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Pharmazz, Inc.; Adjunct Professor, Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Studies, Midwestern University; Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 26, 2020 7:30 AM PST
    Khyati Shah, PhD
    Post Doctoral Research Scholar at University of California, San Francisco
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 26, 2020 9:00 AM PST
    Andrew Ravanelli, PhD
    Senior R&D Scientist, Genome and Epigenome Editing, MilliporeSigma
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: MilliporeSigma
  • FEB 26, 2020 10:30 AM PST
    Leif Schauser, PhD
    Director, Global Product Management, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
Speakers

  • Professor Anil Gulati, MD, PhD
    Professor Anil Gulati, MD, PhD
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Pharmazz, Inc.; Adjunct Professor, Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Studies, Midwestern University; Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Khyati Shah, PhD
    Khyati Shah, PhD
    Post Doctoral Research Scholar at University of California, San Francisco
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Erin Edwards, PhD
    Erin Edwards, PhD
    Head of Services, Visikol, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Chames Kermi, PhD, PharmD
    Chames Kermi, PhD, PharmD
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Salman Khetani, PhD
    Salman Khetani, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tomasz Kostrzewski, PhD
    Tomasz Kostrzewski, PhD
    Director, Biology, CN Bio Innovations Limited
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Josh Mahlios, PhD
    Josh Mahlios, PhD
    Senior Marketing Product Manager, Miltenyi Biotec
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Astrid Nörenberg, PhD
    Astrid Nörenberg, PhD
    Managing Director, upcyte technologies GmbH
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Rekha Pal, PhD
    Rekha Pal, PhD
    Director, Scientific Engagement, Crown Bioscience, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Andrew Ravanelli, PhD
    Andrew Ravanelli, PhD
    Senior R&D Scientist, Genome and Epigenome Editing, MilliporeSigma
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Leif Schauser, PhD
    Leif Schauser, PhD
    Director, Global Product Management, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Marc H. Scheetz, PharmD, MSc, FCCP, BCPS AQ-ID
    Marc H. Scheetz, PharmD, MSc, FCCP, BCPS AQ-ID
    Professor, Midwestern University in the Chicago College of Pharmacy, Director of the Pharmacometric Center of Excellence at Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olivia Stricker, PhD
    Olivia Stricker, PhD
    Commercial Business Development Manager, Diapharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sebastiaan Trietsch, PhD
    Sebastiaan Trietsch, PhD
    Chief Technology Officer, Mimetas -The Organ on a Chip Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jessica Tuohy, PhD
    Jessica Tuohy, PhD
    Scientific Product Manager, DiaPharma Group, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sarah Warren, PhD
    Sarah Warren, PhD
    Senior Director of Advanced Applications, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Armin Wolf, PhD
    Armin Wolf, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, InSphero AG
    BIOGRAPHY
Sponsored by

For information on becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, please click here.


Posters

C.E. Credits

The speakers below have been approved for Continuing Education Credits. To redeem your credits, locate the presentation you watched and click on the CE buttons for further direction. For more general information regarding continuing education, the processes to receive credits, and the accreditation bodies, Click here


Committee

To download the Program Committee brochure here.


  • Annette Gilchrist

    An Associate Professor with Midwestern University, Dr. Annette Gilchrist has a PhD in Immunology from the University of Connecticut Health Center and a MS in Biochemistry from the University of Connecticut. Previously, she was with Cue Biotech and Caden Biosciences, companies she ...

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  • Matthew Flegal

    Matt entered the research field over 20 years ago as a lab animal technician at the TSI/Mason contract research facility. He has worked at both contract facilities such as TSI and OREAD Biosafety as well in industry at Pharmacia, Pfizer, and Sanofi-Aventis. During that period he ...

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  • Khyati Shah

    Khyati Shah received her Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California. Her graduate research was completed in the lab of Jesika Faridi, Ph.D. Her work focused on the investigation of the mechanism of Akt induced tamoxifen resistance in ...

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  • Martin Shaw

    Between 1994-2015 he worked at EKF Diagnostics in Wales (formerly Argutus Medical) where he introduced and promoted a wide range of novel kidney and liver tests, including important biomarkers that are now being evaluated by the IMI (Innovative Medicines Initiative) and FDA as ...

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  • Matthew Shipton

    Over the past 16 years, Mr. Shipton has amassed deep domain expertise in cell-based products and services. Currently serving as President of Novabiosis, Inc. Mr. Shipton brings a skill for implementing sales-driven business strategies, an extensive track record of meeting and ...

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